WE shared the news that a Penrith takeaway has described the moment as 'too big' to comprehend after being crowned the best in the country. 

Just Greek, on King Street, was presented with the accolade at the grand final of England’s Business Awards in Birmingham. 

The prestigious title follows their earlier triumph at the Cumbria Retail Business Awards 2023 in Carlisle, where they were declared the best in the county.

The family-run Greek eatery, owned by Yannis Papameletis and his fiancée Maria, first emerged onto the scene in 2019.

Here's how readers reacted.

Mark Thorburn said: "Very well deserved too," and Rebecca Bailey added: "Definitely the best takeaway, I've not tasted food like it. It's so fresh and served with a big slice of its own unique hospitality."

Jane Ann Kilgour congratulated the business on its success.

Jemma JJ said: "Not surprised we travel through especially for it, amazing food and lovely family."

Howard Bailey said: "Great food and great people."

Jaime Sowerby also said well done.

Dimitris Ouzounidis said: "They are offering hearty food as in the traditional way back in Greece."

The grand final of England’s Business Awards brought together over 800 businesses, with the takeaway category including 'thousands' of names.